Building community across difference

Together, we can build a community in which everyone will flourish.

A community that celebrates difference and increases cultural awareness. A warm, inclusive community. A community that provides rich opportunities and experiences for all.

Multicultural Student Programs and Services (MSPS) works every day to ensure that Notre Dame is a place where everyone can flourish. We offer multicultural students the tools to make the most of their college experience—and prepare for meaningful and rewarding careers. 

Don’t hesitate to come see us. We’ll help you take advantage of everything Notre Dame has to offer.


Celebrate Black History Month!

Author: Sarah Snider


MSPS invites you to celebrate Black History Month at one of these many exciting events happening on campus and in the community! 


Kiss and Tell: A Conversation About Relationships

Monday, February 1, 8 pm, CoMo 331

This informal, open discussion about relationships within the Black community on campus is one of Black Student Association's (BSA) signature events. Come out for great conversation and food!…

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Black Lives Matter Founders Encourage ND to "Walk the Walk"

Author: Sarah Snider


Black Lives Matter co-founders Patrisse Cullors and Opal Tometi visited Notre Dame during the 2016 MLK Day Walk the Walk Celebration to deliver words of encouragement and hope to two packed rooms of interested students, faculty, administrators and South Bend community members. Cullors and Tometi, along with fellow community organizer Alicia Garza, began their online #BlackLivesMatter campaign in the summer of 2013 after the shooting death of Trayvon Martin.…

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Student Spotlight

Study Abroad Reflection: Joseph Ong

Author: Ke'Ana Bradley

Botanic gardens- Joseph Ong

One of the funniest things about being in Southeast Asia is my identity as “American” changes depending on where I am. In America, for example, everyone speaks to me in English. In Singapore, however, while the other students will speak to me in English, whenever I interact with Singaporeans from the older generation when at the airport, buying groceries, or trying to order food, the uncles and aunties will address me Chinese. In Taiwan, even though I addressed the airport staff in Chinese, the airport staff would reply to my questions in English only. I guess I come off as “too American” in Taiwan but not so much in Singapore.

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